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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is taking a feud with girlfriend Jen Harley public after the couple welcomed a daughter, Ariana Sky, earlier this month.

The Jersey Shore star, 32, shared signs of trouble in their relationship when he posted on his Instagram Story over the weekend.

“Note to self, can’t turn a natural born HOE, into a HOUSEWIFE, if you find them in the gutter then leave them in the gutter. Not all people can be saved when they are so far gone. All you can say you did ur best and keep it moving,” he wrote on Sunday, adding the hashtags #Facts and #YeahhhhhhBuddyyyy.

In a follow-up post, he asked fans to vote “yes” or “no” in a poll. “If your significant other keeps sex videos of their ex, shouldn’t they show enough respect to delete them, esp after being in a new relationship for over a year? #GiveMeYourThoughts.”

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Ortiz-Magro went on to share an image of his head edited into a poster for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson‘s movie Rampage (which he changed to read “Ronpage”) as well as support from his reality show cast members.

In a text exchange with Deena Nicole Cortese, she sided with Ortiz-Magro. “Wow that’s insane,” she wrote, adding, “What girl even keeps that lol.”

The reality star also shared a slew of Instagram messages from fans telling him that his girlfriend was in the wrong.

Harley, who is already mom to son Mason from a previous relationship, shot back in her own Instagram story, writing, “Can’t turn a coke head into a father! Yeahhh buddy.”

Ortiz-Magro previously explained to PEOPLE that he and Harley are “in talks” about an engagement “down the line,” but were “focused on having the baby” and taking things “one step at a time.”

“It’s going to be a really, really good year with the baby coming and the show coming back. It’s really a blessing,” he said.

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Ortiz-Magro is no stranger his relationships playing out in the public eye. His on-again, off-again relationship with Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola lasted eight years, three of which were captured on the original run of Jersey Shore from 2009 to 2012.

During the premiere of the Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, Ortiz-Magro also admitted to cheating on Giancola after they moved in together following their reality show’s original run.

“Once we left the shore house, me and Sam decided we were going to take the next step — we moved in with each other,” he explained. “And we were getting towards that stage where it was like, I either have to s— or get off the pot.”

“She gave me a timeline. She was like, I want to get married in six months — and I’m still trying to figure my life out,” he continued. “I got cold feet. I wanted to do the right thing, but there was a part of me that was like, ‘I’m not going to do the right thing.’ So I didn’t do it. I ended up cheating, she found out. I blew it. It’s over.”


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Utah Mom Sentenced for Starving 12-Year-Old Son and Keeping Him Locked in Bathroom: ‘It’s Unbelievable, Quite Frankly’

A judge on Monday sentenced a Utah woman to up to 45 years in prison after authorities say she starved her 12-year-old son and kept him locked in a bathroom, under surveillance, for months and possibly more than a year, according to multiple news reports.

Thirty-six-year-old Brandy Jaynes, of Toquerville, Utah, was ordered to serve one-to-15 years consecutively in Utah State Prison on three felony counts of second-degree intentional child abuse, to which she had pleaded guilty in July, local TV station KUTV and the Salt Lake Tribune report.

Judge Eric Ludlow denied a request from Jayne’s attorney, Edward Flint, to consolidate all three of the counts into one, according to KUTV.

Flint, who did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE, also unsuccessfully sought to have the sentences run concurrently, KUTV reports.

Jaynes kept her son locked inside the bathroom for months, authorities have said. The Spectrum & Daily News reports that, according to prosecutors, evidence suggested the boy had been kept in isolation for seven or eight years. His siblings told authorities that he’d been in the bathroom for at least a year, which Jaynes’ attorney disputed, according to the Tribune, and investigators previously told PEOPLE the boy may have been kept there for two years.

Investigators said Jaynes starved her son — leaving him so malnourished that he weighed only about 30 lbs. when he was found in January. He was so weak he could not stand on his own, authorities previously told PEOPLE.

His father, Jaynes’ estranged husband, Russell Jaynes, is accused of failing to prevent his suffering and is also charged with child abuse. Russell is expected to appear in court on Sept. 19, when his case may be resolved, according to the Tribune.

It remains unclear what may have motivated Brandy Jaynes to inflict such prolonged abuse on her son. During her sentencing, authorities again detailed the scene of the boy’s captivity — what one investigator previously described to PEOPLE as “like a horror movie.”

“I’ve been doing this for 30 years I’ve never seen anything like this,” the judge said at the sentencing on Monday, according to the Spectrum. “I’ve handled murder cases, rape cases, and I’ve never seen anything like this. It’s unbelievable, quite frankly.”

Deputy Washington County, Utah, Attorney Angie Reddish-Day read a letter in court from the couple’s son, written with the help of his foster parents, that she described as “heart-wrenching,” according to the Spectrum.

“She did horrible things to me, but she’s still my mom,” the victim said in his letter. “I feel safe now. I started feeling safe when I got away from her.”

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The boy’s statement continued: “Instead of eating breakfast, lunch and dinner, I would only get one meal of a couple of hot dogs every other day for months. I felt frozen when I was drenched with ice cold water in the winter.”

The Jaynes’ son was found in January in the small bathroom, which officials have said was covered in feces and urine. It was Russell who found the boy lying on the bathroom floor and rushed him to a nearby hospital, police told PEOPLE.

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The boy, now 13, had been taken out of school in December 2012, prosecutors said, according to the Tribune. He and his siblings are now reportedly in state custody.

In a letter to the court, Brandy said that she “screwed up by not getting help,” the Tribune reports. A pre-sentence report stated that she had no remorse for what she did, but Flint, her attorney, disagreed.

“This is not the story of a witch that needs to be burned at the stake. That’s the popular sentiment,” he said in court, according to the Spectrum. “This is the story of a woman who began to fail in her duties to her family, in particular to one son who needed help in a different matter, and she failed in that regard and things got worse. Instead of admitting she couldn’t do it anymore and getting help, she compounded things and made them worse.”

Officials with the Washington County District Attorney’s Office did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE.


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Kim Kardashian Returns to the House Where All Your Favorite Keeping Up Moments Went Down: ‘This Is So Nostalgic’

Kim Kardashian toured some serious Beverly Hills real estate on Wednesday, but she’s not house shopping.

“Can anyone guess where I’m at? You guys, this is so nostalgic,” the reality star says in a video posted to Snapchat, showing the Mediterranean-style facade of a very familiar home.

Longtime Keeping Up With the Kardashians viewers should recognize the comparatively modest Beverly Hills mansion. “My old house! Do you remember this?” Kardashian, 36, says, giving her followers a full tour of the property, which she found with the help of Million Dollar Listings’ Josh Altman.

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It seems whoever purchased the home was a KUWTK fan, too. Kardashian points out that all of her furnishings, which were included in the sale, are still perfectly undisturbed, down to her personal logo on the mirrors in her glam room. “They kept all my old furniture, every last piece of mine. Everything is exactly the same,” she says.

Kardashian also takes fans down memory lane with a tour making stops at each location in the house where a memorable TV moment went down.

“Do you remember the episode where Rob was sitting right here eating all the food?” she points out a spot at her kitchen island, which is of course right next to the double fridge where she and mom Kris Jenner got in a cupcake food fight at her welcoming party.

Heading upstairs she pauses at the site of a significant purging. “Do you guys remember cleaning out all of my shoes and they all ended up here?” she notes, pausing for a glam shot in the “same mirror.”

Things get a little weird in the master bedroom, where Kardashian notes, “This is my same exact bedding, you guys, and my home phones.” Unfazed, the beauty maven moves on to the master bath where she says she once dropped sister Kourtney’s son Mason — “it was no big deal, I caught him,” she notes — and, according to sister and co-tour guide Khloe, 33, she “had a bad reaction to botox.”

Before heading out she adds, “That shower . . . Don’t even want to tell you what’s gone on.”

“ glam room was everything to me,” she says. “This is where I would glam every single day. . . This is legendary.”

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Back out front, she recalls two less pleasant memories. “You guys, this is where they TP-ed my house. Do you remember?” Cutting to her grassy driveway she adds, “This floor and heels never went together,” before saying “Bye to my gorgeous old house, where . . . a lot of my Keeping Up memories with my sisters were made.”

Pulling away with Khloe she pulls out one last fun fact: “This house next door was the house I grew up in with my mom and Bruce. Fun Keeping Up fact.”

Kardashian and husband Kanye West, 40, lived with Kris Jenner in Calabasas after their daughter North, 4, was born and moved into a Bel Air home they’d been renovating for three years after the birth of their son, Saint, 1. The first purchased the $ 11 million home in 2013.


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About This Book He Was The Only Thing Keeping Her Alive! ©2015 by Raymond Cook is a 286 page (Slight Erotic Content) story about Seth and Susan Anderson, a couple who lived in San Antonio, Texas in 1899 after joining a wagon train in Independence, Illinois. The couple ran one of the towns many cafés serving food to town folks and ranch hands. But their marriage was doomed from the start. Seth liked his whiskey and the card tables in the many saloons in San Antonio. But it wasn’t an argument over a card game that caused Seth’s death. Not only did he like to get drunk and gamble away the couple’s savings but he also liked women. When a gal who worked at a bakery confessed to her husband her infidelity, it didn’t take the angry husband long to find Seth. After a few short curses and threats Seth lay dead on the saloon floor. With her husband now dead, Susan struggled for the next three years to keep her small café running, working long hours before heading back to a small one room shack the couple called home behind the cafe. When a letter arrives for Seth, Susan found the letter in her mailbox. She discovers she’s now the sole heiress to ½ ownership of The Danbury Gold Mine, worth millions in Billings, Montana, left to her by her husband’s distant uncle, who she and her husband had barely knew. But in order to claim her inheritance, Susan must travel from San Antonio, Texas to Montana within one year. The problem is, her uncle’s partner, Spencer Danbury will claim ownership of the entire gold mine if she fails to collect her inheritance within the deadline. Spencer will do everything he can to stop her from reaching Billing’s alive. A gunfighter saves Susan’s life and she hires him to get her safely to Billings and they fall in love.

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Kim Cattrall Is Keeping Her Fingers Crossed For A ‘Sex And The City’ Spinoff

Dear “Sex and the City” fans, Kim Cattrall wants a spinoff just as much as you do. 

On Saturday, the actress, who played Samantha Jones on the HBO series, responded to rumors about a “SATC” spinoff show, giving us some much-needed hope in the wake of last week’s series of depressing events

Replying to a segment from “The Wendy Williams Show,” which speculated Cattrall is in talks with the cable network to star in a new series, the 60-year-old said, “I’m so unbelievably flattered & moved. Can’t WAIT 2 get back 2 the serious business of making u all laugh! Fingers x’d.”

We would tune in in a heartbeat. 

When a fan asked if her comment should be taken as confirmation for a new series, Cattrall responded by repeating, “Finger’s x’d…” 

When another fan told the actress a Samantha spinoff would “make America great again,” Cattrall responded, “Funny. Very sweet and funny.” 

We really hope this news is true. We’re ready (with cocktails).

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How Keeping a ‘Today I Failed At’ Notebook Can Bring You Success

The first time I ever sang in public was two years ago in one of Greece’s most prestigious Theatre-arts audition rooms in front of some of the most celebrated actors, vocal coaches and directors of my birth country. Five days later I called and found out I hadn’t been accepted. I was devastated for an afternoon but the next morning I had university classes to attend to so I pulled myself together and plotted my next move.

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At that time, I relied on physics laws to force me off the ground but it was only after I read Thrive that I was ready to plan my Failure crusade — corps. During my first encounters with failure, I was living by two scientific rules:

1. Inertia is “the property of matter by which it retains its state of rest or its velocity … so long as it is not acted upon by an external force”. One can either see failure as an intruding force in life and let it stop one’s movement or, rather, as an identifying force of life and continue undistracted. Once inertia is destigmatized, it reveals its motivating persona

2. Resilience is “the amount of potential energy stored in a material when deformed” and young cells are proven to be the most resilient. I perceive of all amateurs- college applicants, job seekers, new mothers, dieters, as being young. Failure must be seen as a deconstructive rather than a demolishing force. Resilience gives amateurs no other choice than to channel their potential energy into reconstruction

Crafting these quotes, I urged myself to stay restless and hungry for life. I made a bucket list of experiences and started crossing things off. As Arianna Huffington states in Thrive, some jobs are concluded once you admit to yourself that they will never happen. Making the best of my limit — oblivion, I would overreach and fail and then I would under reach and fail again. Once this book landed in my hands, I had set up an immune system for failure but was seeking for advise to turn this into something productive.

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Little by little, simple suggested practices turned into essential habits of my everyday life. I started hiking, organizing my diaries and reviewing them, taking on new projects and giving up on old ones. I would quote passages to my family and friends and then follow up with my own interpretations. Arianna Huffington will not drag you to the finish line but will cheer your way through the track. She helped me build a self coaching — non psychologist mediated — system. She gave me what I needed to turn failure into possibility.

I moved on to set up my Today I Failed At notebook, along with a Facebook page to introduce it. My fail-book, is an everyday diary that consists of six simple sections:
1. Date — section
2. Today I failed at — section where I write what I did not achieve today
3. Comments I gathered — section
4. Feelings — section
5. Do I persist — section (with yes and no tick boxes)
6. If yes, thoughts on adjustments — section

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Today I Failed At users must commit to the following ground rules:
1. Admit irreversible defeat and let go
and most importantly,
2. Revise the adjustments section once a week

After a few months of Today I Failed At coaching, here are my re-adjusted failure quotes:

Nothing will be perfect in the end. Life is not a classroom with predictable pop quizzes. It will throw failures your way again and again. The more you are prepared for them, the more appreciative you’ll be of success

People who have only succeeded have died young. Take Huffington’s advise, redefine success and work for it

Always compare yourself to others. Are you healthy? Do you have food on the table? Do you have a family? Do you live in a peaceful country? Do you have freedom? Do you have access to education? As many times as you fail there’s always someone out there who only wishes to have had your luck. Quit misery. Be grateful

Nurture failures, not champions. Celebrate your children’s defeats as indicators of evolution. Embrace the opportunity and teach them about quitting, re-strategizing and being fearless. Help them dive into life

-You might feel powerful when you don’t know what your limits are but you will only thrive, once you make them work to your advantage

Become a thriving failure crusader.

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The 3 Best Apps for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

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Good news/bad news here.

First the good news: You want to be a better person.

Research out of the University of Scranton (yes, that Scranton) indicates that nearly half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions aimed at improving their lives, and at least half of our resolutions are aimed at leading physically or mentally healthier lives. Yeah! Go you!

Now for the bad news: Only 8 percent of people who make these resolutions will actually keep them.

If you are a chronic resolutioner who has trouble following through, you may be wondering why you are so determined to be better but so bad at it. It’s actually not your fault. It has to do with the way your brain is wired. Your brain is better suited for short-term thinking than long-term thinking. Your brain, which is the product of hundreds of thousands of years of evolution, has one major job: to keep you (and your offspring) alive. Thankfully, your brain takes that job very seriously. That’s why when you are faced with the choice of eating a slice of chocolate cake or kale, the more primitive parts of your brain are directing you towards the cake, which has more calories — even if your higher brain centers know that in the long-term, the kale is better for you. It is just following a pattern of logic from long, long ago. This is why it is so hard to follow through on long-term goals like diet, exercise or writing that novel that you’ve been putting off.

The best news is that even if you were born with a human brain — and I suspect you were — and you have difficulty keeping your resolutions — and I suspect you do — there is wonderful technology that is here to help you on your path. Now that there is an app for everything, there are apps to help you keep your New Year’s resolutions. As a clinical psychologist, I am constantly looking for ways to improve my patients’ lives, and technology can be a major source of support for those who are trying to stay mentally or physically healthy — both of which, by the way, go hand in hand.

So, without further ado, here are my choices for the three best apps* that truly work to help you keep your resolutions to live a physically or mentally healthier life this year:

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1. Lose Weight with Rise

Rise is consistently one of the highest rated apps in the iTunes App store for one reason and one reason only: It works. It is a brilliant use of mobile technology that pairs people who are looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy lifestyle with a personal nutritionist. One of my patients tried this app late in the fall, and it has helped her make better choices and lose weight. If you are looking to slim down or to make better food choices Rise is the way to go.

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2. Quit Smoking with My Quit Coach

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One of the top resolutions that people make every year is to quit smoking. Once again, this can be a challenge because even if you think you want to quit, the pleasure centers deep in your brain may have another idea. Enter My Quit Coach. This app uses a behavior modification approach to help keep you motivated to quit by tracking your cravings and progress. A solid app for those who want to kick the habit.

3. Meditate Better with Buddhify

For those of you who are unsure of the value of meditation, the results are in, and they are strong. There are a plethora of apps to help you meditate. What I like about Buddihfy is that the app has 80 different types of meditations depending on your mood and situation. The meditations are useful and spot on. Plus, I think that it is well designed and beautiful, which doesn’t hurt.

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If you make specific goals and use these apps, I can tell you that you will either follow through on your resolutions you will go much further than you have in the past. And if you fail, just remember, there’s always next year…

Also, if you are looking for additional motivation to achieve your goals, I am offering the first chapter of my book for free for the month of January to help you get started on your New Year’s resolutions.

2014-10-06-130219BHMFormalPicForPublicity.jpgDr. Ben Michaelis is a clinical psychologist in full-time private practice in Manhattan. Dr. Michaelis writes and speaks regularly about mental health, creativity, spirituality and motivation. He is the author of numerous popular and scholarly articles and is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Dr. Michaelis is a frequent guest on nationally syndicated TV shows such as, NBC’s The Today Show, The Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, and MSNBC’s Your Business. Dr. Michaelis is the author of Your Next Big Thing: 10 Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy.

*I have not been paid to endorse any of these apps. Each of these are apps that I have personally used or have seen good results with through my close friends or patients.
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Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution

Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says
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How This Widow Is Keeping Her Husband’s Memory Alive For Their Sons (VIDEO)

During the final season of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Oprah and her team took the show — and one very lucky studio audience — to Australia for the adventure of a lifetime. There was an unprecedented look inside sacred caves, an encounter with some frisky koalas, Hugh Jackman on a zip line… and one particularly unforgettable Aussie couple.

Kristian and Rachel Anderson were college sweethearts living in a suburb of Sydney with their two young boys, Cody and Jakob. Not long before “The Oprah Show” arrived in Australia, Kristian had been diagnosed with liver and bowel cancer, and was literally in the fight of his life. Touched by the couple’s story (which gained attention after Kristian posted a loving video tribute to his wife on YouTube), Oprah had them join her for an episode at the Sydney Opera House and gave them a special surprise.

“We wanted them to spend every ounce of their energy being together and focused on getting well,” Oprah told the Opera House audience, before turning toward the couple. “You shouldn’t worry about the bills… because you will be getting a check for a quarter of a million dollars.”

Sadly, a year after that show, Kristian lost his battle with cancer at age 36. Now, almost three years after his death, Rachel tells “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” how she and their sons have been coping.

“Since we were on ‘The Oprah Show,’ life is… it’s pretty much turned upside down for us,” Rachel says. “In sad ways and good ways.”

With the $ 250,000 gift, the Andersons felt a great sense of relief and gratitude to be able to spend some incredible quality time together. “We booked a Disney cruise, and went to Disney World and Disney Land,” Rachel says, smiling. “[We] had the most magical time as a family.”

The Andersons made the most of their time together, and after Kristian passed, Rachel was devastated. “It was like living in a black hole,” she says quietly. “I remember waking up the first morning after he died. I remember lying there and seeing his wardrobe open and his clothes all there. Just realizing that was it. That was all that we had left. He was gone.”

In the midst of her grief, Rachel focused on her children, though she often struggled when either of her boys reached a childhood milestone. “About two weeks after [Kristian] died, Cody lost his first tooth and I just remember being devastated that Kristian had missed that,” she says. “It was horrible.”

Because Cody and Jakob were young when their father died, Rachel has remained fiercely dedicated to keeping Kristian’s memory alive. “I work very hard to make sure that he’s part of our day, still,” she says.

It’s something Kristian gave thought to as well. Just after he was diagnosed, Kristian started a blog that is now filled with reflections, stories, triumphs and fears. “It was one of his dying wishes that we would get his blog published so that we had something tangible for the children to have growing up,” Rachel says, holding up a book. “I now have this that the boys can sit down and read, and they can find out exactly how Daddy felt at every, single point in his journey.”

As for Rachel, the mother of two has begun a new chapter in her own journey. During an appearance she made on New Zealand television discussing the book, a man named Richard saw her and reached out. The two began communicating and, eventually, dating.

“He turned out to be the most incredible man,” Rachel says. “In January of this year, we got married. He has a daughter that’s in between the ages of my children, so between us, we have a 5-year-old, a 6-year-old and a 7-year-old.”

Cody and Jakob enjoy their stepdad. “The boys think the world of Richard. He’s a big kid, really,” Rachel says. “He’s just fantastic.”

As the children continue to grow and change each day, Rachel believes Kristian is proud and happy to see their lives continue with love and joy. “I honestly do think that Kristian is watching over us,” she says. “I honestly do think he gets these windows into our lives and gets to see what’s happening. [He’s] taking care of us.”

“Oprah: Where Are They Now?” airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on OWN.

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Keeping Fit From A To Z/ Mantente En Forma De La A A La Z

Keeping Fit From A To Z/ Mantente En Forma De La A A La Z


Bilingual (Eng./Sp.) alphabet picture book for ages 3 and up, designed to inspire children to stay active and healthy while, at the same time, introducing them to new vocabulary in two languages. Features 200+ colorful photographs with descriptive text of a variety of physical activities, sports, children’s games and problem-solving classroom exercises, as well as a health benefits glossary for adults. Back cover summary + review: Whether it’s jumping with joy on a trampoline, flying kites on a breezy day, racing with friends in sleeping bags, rafting down rapids with family, or practicing karate kicks in class, exercise is key to one’s health and wellbeing. This bilingual alphabet picture book for ages 3 and up with more than 150 captivating photographs, games and fun facts in English and Spanish about the benefits of exercise, introduces children – and their parents – to the vast array of physical activities in the world today, and to the importance of being active. “This simple yet visually powerful book will clearly help to instill a love of activity in children … and can help establish healthy patterns that will last into adulthood.” — Dr. Janet Brill, Ph.D., R.D.N, CSSD, FAND Award-winning author (Cholesterol Down/ Blood Pressure Down) Director, Nutrition for Fitness Together. Nutritionist. Go Red Spokesperson
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Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe

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The PSA Crew: Keeping the Streets Safe for Street Art

Meet The P.S.A. Crew. Eluding law enforcement and surviving in the Los Angeles Underground, this elite band of street artists engages in civic-minded service through subversive means. This A-Team of taggers has been seen all over town defacing corporate ads posing as street art, putting up progressive orgs stickers, and promoting a civil code of conduct among the street art community. Working in the public interest, the PSA Crew eschews the recognition most street artists crave.

“I love it when a plan comes together!”

The street artists seen in this action-packed action montage include Morley, LydiaEmily, Toolz, and Teacher, but by no means are they the only artists in league with PSA. You can see more of these artists at work in the new book Where Else But The Streets.

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Fun Fact: Our zoom-in shot of the Los Angeles skyline in this video is nearly identical to the original A-Team opening, because we work in the building previously occupied by Stephen J. Cannell Productions, creator of “The A-Team” and numerous other 70s and 80s hit shows, and they basically used the same balcony.
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Keeping Mum

Keeping Mum


“Roanoke, Virginia, is home to some of the country’s most exquisite gardens, and it’s Camellia Harris’s job to promote them. But when a political fundraiser turns deadly, everyone’s a candidate for murder…” Cam and her best friend, Annie, are planning a gala for a local Senate candidate–a murder mystery themed silent auction where the guests bid on who will be the night’s “victim.” Coordinating a beautiful display of fall flowers and planning the perfect fake crime is hard enough, but with a guest list that is a “who’s who” of the Roanoke elite, Cam has her hands full navigating the egos and grudges of her high society guests. When local financial tycoon Derrick Windermere is found dead next to a shattered pot of chrysanthemums, the night’s fun and games quickly turn serious. Half the guests had good reason to want Windermere dead, but only one is suspiciously missing in action–Annie’s father. Now Cam will not only have to figure out which partygoer is a killer, but find her friend’s father before all their reputations end up dragged through the mud…

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Weeklings!: The Gay New Year’s Resolutions I’m Keeping (VIDEO)

Dear gay people: Lets keep our new year’s resolutions this time around, all right? Here’s my list of promises for the blessed year. Are you ready to forgive Britney too?

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